This week in "Thanks, Internet" ---just the scent of newGame of Thronesepisodeswas enough to throw the internet into a tailspin. Seth Meyers,Sesame Street, Key (and his buddy Peele) helped.
***SPOILER CITY IS SECONDS AWAY IF YOU'RE NOT CAUGHT UP***
As fans of the show are well aware, Jon Snow knows approximately bupkisabout how the world works, and that includes dinner party etiquette. This week, Seth Meyers was nice enough to introduce the handsome bastard (his words, not mine) to a few of his friends. It didn't go well.
Remember when theWashington Post was struggling? Then that one guyfrom Amazon bought the paper and everything started to get better? Well, now they can finally publish the illustrated guide to all 456 on-screen deaths inGame of Thrones. It's beautiful, trenchant, and might one day be part of a Journalism 101 syllabus.
Key and Peeledid a less comprehensive recap of Game of Thrones deaths, buttheirs was way more lol and probably cost significantly less money. Will someone snatch Liam Neesons' kid and abscond to Westeros already?
Fun withGame of Thronesisn't solely the domain of late night television, legacy media, andfanboys:Sesame Streetcan get in on the action, too. While keeping it totally safe for the kids, Grover and a gang of strikingly familiar characters play an strikingly familiargame of... thrones. It's called musical chairs. Let's hope kids don't want the real thing anytime soon.
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